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STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

1.Local ban on Sunday liquor sales valid without local option election.
Silver Dollar Liquor, Inc. v. Red River Parish Police Jury, 2010-C-2776 (La. 09/07/11) [16 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 19, Issue 9
This case involves the interpretation of La. R.S. Sections 26:493 and 51:191. The former delegates to political subdivisions the power to regulate the sale of alcoholic beverages. The latter require... view full summary
CRIMINAL

2.Death sentence affirmed in home invasion murder.
State v. Felton Dejuan Dorsey, 2010-KA-0216 (La. 09/07/11) [57 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 19, Issue 9
In April 2006, 79-year-old Bobbie Prock (Ms. Prock), who is white, was the victim of a home invasion. Two men forced their way into her home with a gun, tied her to a chair, and rans... view full summary
3.Lewd comment to minor constituted attempted indecent behavior with a juvenile.
State v. Todd Andrew Jones, 1020-K-0762 (La. 09/07/11) [23 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 19, Issue 9
Defendant, a former Assistant Chief of Police for the Town of Lecompte who describes himself as bisexual, was charged with 2 counts of forcible rape under La. R.S. Section 14:42.1 and 1 count of ind... view full summary
4.Appeal of resentencing transferred back to Second Circuit: Court did not have exclusive appellate jurisdiction.
State v. Rodney Wayne Macon, 11-OK-1731 (La. 09/21/11) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 19, Issue 9
Prior to July 1, 1982, defendant was convicted of aggravated rape and sentenced to life imprisonment at hard labor without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence, for a crime that h... view full summary
5.Court remands for hearing regarding employment of counsel in death sentence matter.
State v. Michael Garcia, 2009-KA-1578 (La. 09/23/11) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 19, Issue 9
Defendant was convicted of first degree murder in the death of Matthew Millican and sentenced to death. On direct appeal to the Court, defendant claimed, inter alia, that the simultaneous representa... view full summary